May 26, 2020

Belize City Mayor says business picking up steadily, urges GOB to fully reopen the economy

Wagner said today that from the week of May 15 to the Week of May 22, the council's revenue collection went up from $258,000 to $300,000. Wagner [...]
May 26, 2020

Belize Economic Recovery Plan: Part II – AGRICULTURAL REVIVAL

By John Saldivar MSc (Econ): Since March 2020, the Belize economy has come to almost a grinding halt as a consequence of the worldwide pandemic COVID-19. [...]
May 26, 2020

Belize Economic Recovery Plan: A Working Document – PART I

By John Saldivar MSc (Econ):
May 25, 2020

How necessary is an entertainment allowance?

Among the CSM’s is a 25 percent reduction in housing and entertainment allowance for public servants as well as a 50 percent reduction in those allowances [...]
May 24, 2020

Changing GST “zero-rating” on imported goods could help boost Belize’s economy

The Zero Rated items list for GST has eight categories: unprocessed foods, processed foods, educational items, medicine, household items/supplies, agriculture, utilities, and others, which totals almost [...]
May 24, 2020

FECTAB questions benefits of Waterloo port; developer responds

FECTAB’s Interim President David Almendarez stressed that the federation has a 25-year contract with the Feinstein Group to operate out of the Stake Bank cruise port. [...]
May 24, 2020

From half a million to a target of 15 million pounds, is pineapple set to become the “Queen of the South”

According to Luis Tzul, Agronomist for the Citrus Growers Association (CGA) the answer is yes. This coming Tuesday, 26th May, CGA will deliver its first shipment [...]
May 22, 2020

Courts celebrates its “Road to 25” with massive pre-anniversary sale

The sale will be happening at all eight Courts locations countrywide and features discounts of up to 25 percent on select items such as mattresses, electronics, [...]
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